"The ramen dish called Tsukemen is also known as dipping ramen," explains Ramen Bar CEO and Founder Tomonori Takahashi. "Just in time for soup season, Jinya Ramen Bar in Studio City is rolling out the Tsukemen ($ 15).
Jinya's version slightly deviates from tradition as it's served with pork chashu, seasoned egg, cilantro, spinach, bamboo, nori dried seaweed, green onion, onion, fish powder, and shrimp oil, as well as Jinya's proprietary thick, chewy noodles for dipping.
"It is served with cold noodles divided from the extra thick broth," says Takahashi. "You can take an ample amount of noodles and dip them in the hot broth to preserve the perfect balance of heat and to maintain the firmness of the noodles.
"The red pot in the cooked in, which brother that is served alongside the noodles," he continues. "The broth is thick and dense enough to coat the noodles upon dipping - when you add the hot water, it softens the intensity of the broth and allows for perfectly balanced ramen experience."
The Tsukemen was actually on of the menu at Jinya's Studio City location years ago and is back by popular demand.
That's why Jinya's broths are slowly simmered for more than ten hours. Their noodles are made fresh daily and can be ordered thick for for broths, thin for others.
Check out the new dipping ramen in Studio City or go to any of Jinya's other locations for an exquisite ramen experience:
Studio City: 11239 Ventura Blvd. Studio City 91604
Burbank: 4011 Riverside Drive, Burbank 91505
Downtown Los Angeles: 700 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90017
Mid-Wilshire: 5168 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90036
Santa Monica: 2400 Main Street Santa Monica 9040